to come. >> reporter: he credited law makers for making cuts and voters. on k-12, wants more local control and more money diverted to poor schools. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: brown said he wants a plan to build tunnels under the delta to ensure water supplies and protect the environment and california must move forward on california's high-speed rail. >> i signed the original california's high-speed rail authority in 1982, 30 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> the governor called for lawmakers to build a rainy day fund, one item well received by republicans. >> i love it when you channel your inner-republican. these are republican themes. >> reporter: democrats plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debt. >> if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways, whether it is health and human services, higher education we will do that. >> reporter: some of the governor's proposals face a fight, shifting money away to poor schools. at 6:00 p.